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3 hrs ago |

Valero's, Klesse's foundations give $4 million to children's hospital

Refining giant Valero Energy Corp.'s philanthropic arm and a separate foundation maintained by the company's chairman are donating a combined $4 million to the non-profit Children's Hospital of San Antonio.


Related Topix: Valero Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas, Non-Profit, Health

19 hrs ago | Medical News

Lifestyle impacts likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome in childhood cancer survivors

A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a heart-healthy lifestyle.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Metabolic Syndrome, Heart Disease

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Area Firefighters 'Fire Up A Cure' for Pediatric Cancer

Local firefighters will raise money to help fight pediatric cancer at The Cure It Foundation's third annual Fire Up A Cure event on Sat., July 26. The event, which is open to the public, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Saint Xavier University's Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St. To purchase tickets, please visit the Cure It Foundation's ... (more)


Related Topix: Fire, Health, Chicago, IL, Saint Xavier University, Xavier University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Westport Now

Friends' Mini-Golf Fundraiser Memorializes Andrew Accardi

To hear Westporter Brett Adelglass, 21, tell it, they were a tight circle of friends, five buddies who met in seventh grade, forged friendships at Staples High School and remained friends throughout college and beyond.


Related Topix: Health

Max Challenge Taking Part in the 3rd Annual Max Olympics

The Max Challenge, New Jersey chooses local non-profit charitable organization as their charity of the year.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Freehold, NJ, Family, Kids, Life, Charity , Health, Oncology, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

Children's Hospital of San Antonio adding pediatric cancer expertise

The Children's Hospital of San Antonio has taken another step in its quest to develop a world-class pediatric cancer program.


Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Hematology

Baseballs bring a message of hope for kids

Danny Fariello's TREP$ project at Valley View Elementary in Montville, through which he sold baseballs with inspirational messages to help kids with cancer, has resulted in more than 200 baseballs sold, raising almost $5,000 for pediatric cancer research.


Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WGN-TV Chicago

Marching for Meera: Through grief, family raises awareness for pediatric brain tumor research

On the medical watch Meera's Marchers. We here at WGN have been on that team for two and a half years after one of our colleague's daughters was diagnosed with a pediatric brain tumor.


Related Topix: Health, Brain Cancer, Family, Kids

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Pets Help Cancer Patients: Swoosh on the job

More than 13,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer each year. Many of these kids have to endure painful treatments that trigger stress, anxiety and depression.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Leukemia, Health, Medicine, Palliative Care, Nursing

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

The MAX Challenge Hosts Olympics Competition to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Bryan Klein, Founder and CEO of The MAX Challenge, along with fellow franchise owners and members of the organization, will participate in The MAX Olympics competition.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Freehold, NJ, Non-Profit, Oncology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

News Observer

Raleigh's Ashley Burnette is a National Youth Ambassadors for Hyundai Hope On Wheels

She quickly learned as the disease consumed the year she was supposed to be in second grade.


Related Topix: Health, Automakers, Auto Dealers, Retail, Hyundai Motor America, Raleigh, NC, us Travel, Family, Kids

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo boy holds lemonade stand to fight cancer

For the third year, a Vallejo boy will join the fight against pediatric cancer in his own way - with lemonades.


Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

New hope for cancer patients thanks to Upstate Cancer Center

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday for the Upstate Cancer Center. It opens its doors to patients later this month.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Nutrition, Lymphoma, Health, Prostate Cancer

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Modern Tire Dealer

Big O Tires supports cancer research

Big O Tires LLC is supporting the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit organization which raises funds for pediatric cancer research, with an in-store donation and awareness campaign during the month of July 2014.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Health, Marketing

Business Journal

Health Science Center researchers launch new cancer survivor study

Pediatric cancer researchers from San Antonio's Cancer Therapy & Research Center are launching a new study to learn more about predicting heart problems in adults who are survivors of childhood cancers.


Related Topix: Health

Business Journal

Health Science Center researchers launch new cancer survivor study

Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio's Cancer Therapy & Research Center have launched a new study involving childhood cancer survivors.


Related Topix: Cancer, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBC News

Lemonade stand a big success with $22K raised for cancer kids

Four-year-old pediatric cancer patient Nevaeh Denine wanted to set up a lemonade stand to help raise money for other families with children in situations like hers.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health, Canada

The Malvern School to Host 7th Annual Lemonade Day

The Malvern School of Montgomeryville will host its 7th Annual Lemonade Day to support The Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation this Wednesday.


Related Topix: Montgomeryville, PA, Health

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Area Lemonade Stands Raise Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

Alex Scott was fighting cancer in 2000 when she had a lemonade stand in Pennsylvania to raise money for cancer research.


Related Topix: Health, Bowling Green, KY

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Supporters shave their heads for pediatric cancer research

Pediatric cancer is one of the least funded areas of cancer research, and yet it's heartbreaking to see a child go through it.


Related Topix: Health, Nebraska, Oncology, Medicine